The Australian market of share is one third of one per cent lower at noon after morning lackluster as investors prepare for a rate. In 1200 AEST on recently, the benchmark S & P/ASX200 fell 14.9 points or 0.34 percent to 4,351.6 points, while the broader All Ordinaries index had fallen 14.6 points, or 0.33 percent to 4,429.6 points.
In the ASX 24th June, the stock index futures contract was 15 points lower than 4353 points, with 10.376 contracts. The head of research of Australian stock report Geoff Saffer said most industries were a low yield, while the military sector, including telecommunications companies and was utilities, in positive territory.
Soon, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) is published as investors’ price in a 92 percent chance of a rate cut in May. Wall Street stocks rose on recent gains by better-than-expected U.S. data and solid German business confidence and a $ 430 billion, driven to fight the European debt crisis.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 65.16 points, or 0.5 percent, to 13,029.26 by the close of trading.
European stocks and the euro after the strong business confidence in Germany and solid data as investors looked ahead to a crucial meeting of the IMF and the choice of French weekend. No news main action is expected. The Index of Economic News Australia producer prices in the final stage of production fell by 0.3 percent in the March quarter for an annual increase of 1.4 percent.
Commodity stocks were mixed today. BHP Billiton lost 17 cents to $ 35.33, while Rio Tinto up 1.5 cents to $ 66.64 and Fortescue Metals were five cents to $ 5.93.
The four major banks were also mixed.
The Commonwealth Bank rose three cents to $ 50.97, ANZ rose one cent to $ 23.46 and Westpac rose two cents to $ 22.12.However, the National Australia Bank was 20 cents at $ 24.99. Domestic sales were 661 million shares worth $ 1.05 billion, with 378 shares unchanged up, down, and 429,366 shares.
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